Employee Involvement: Methods for Improving Performance and Work Attitudes

Employee Involvement: Methods for Improving Performance and Work Attitudes

by John L. Cotton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803945337

ISBN-13: 9780803945333

Pub. Date: 02/16/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume examines the different ways in which businesses can improve performance by cultivating more employee involvement in their jobs and in the organization itself. The first chapters review the history and empirical research in this area and make a case for greater employee participation in the workplace. Subsequent chapters survey the varieties of employee

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Overview

This volume examines the different ways in which businesses can improve performance by cultivating more employee involvement in their jobs and in the organization itself. The first chapters review the history and empirical research in this area and make a case for greater employee participation in the workplace. Subsequent chapters survey the varieties of employee participation - quality of work, life programmes, quality circles, gain-sharing plans, self-directed work teams and employee ownership - with special attention to implementation. The final chapters summarize the success factors for better employee involvement systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803945333
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/1993
Pages:
320

Table of Contents

The Need for Employee Involvement
Empirical Research and Models of Employee Involvement
Quality of Work Life Programs
Quality Circles
Scanlon Plans and Other Gainsharing Plans
Representative Participation
Job Enrichment
Self-Directed Work Teams
Employee Ownership
Overall Findings and Future Directions for Research
Final Conclusions

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